The latest video editing and post production tips, tricks and tutorials. Applications covered include Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Smoke and Cinema 4D.
In the second part on our series on working with sound in Final Cut Pro X, we’ll take a look at the new audio fading features and how they can quicken your editing workflow. We’ll also explore the best way to set up your project view for working with audio in FCPX.
If you’ve ever been left with an imported image that doesn’t look quite the way it did before you brought it into Avid Media Composer, you may be interested to learn more about specific Import Settings that help preserve the integrity of your image’s size and aspect ratio. Watch this video tutorial for a step-by-step glimpse at how image size and pixel aspect ratio play a part in successful imports.
FCP X Audio Tutorial Part 1: Adding Sound and Music to Your Final Cut Pro X Projects and Using Snapping to Control Placement on the Timeline
In the first of our tutorials covering audio in Final Cut Pro X, we’ll take a look at how to import sound and music into a project, as well as how to use the “snapping” function to precisely lay media into a timeline.
In this tutorial we’ll explore a quick way to make a full resolution Quicktime movie from your Final Cut Pro X project.
It’s important to be able to move quickly through the Timeline while editing in Final Cut Pro. Get comfortable with these quick navigation techniques!
Although Final Cut Pro X is packed with lots of exciting updates, many editors have already begun scrutinizing the application for leaving out important features that were present in earlier FCP versions. In this post, we’ll take a look at what’s missing from FCP X and what we can anticipate seeing in future updates.
We’ve rounded up 15 of the best online tutorials for color correction in Final Cut Pro. Learn how to optimally use the 3-way color corrector to emulate popular color grades! These posts and videos from some of the industry’s leading professionals will teach you how to effectively correct and grade your video projects from directly within Final Cut Pro!
In this post, we’ll take a look at Final Cut Pro’s built-in gain adjustment tool — a quick way to raise or lower all of the audio in your FCP sequences!
Have you ever imported a graphic or movie file into Avid Media Composer, only to have it result in being stretched, squeezed, or the wrong opacity? Learn how to master the different settings within Avid’s Import dialog box, and prevent these types of issues from occurring again! (This is Part 2 of a two-part post.)
Have you ever imported a graphic or movie file into Avid Media Composer, only to have it result in being stretched, squeezed, or the wrong opacity? Learn how to master the different settings within Avid’s Import dialog box, and prevent these types of issues from occurring again! (This is Part 1 of a two-part post.)
Keep your Final Cut Pro projects more organized and speed up your post workflow by tagging your media with short comments and keywords. Adding this metadata to your media will allow you to search your FCP project to quickly find the shot you’re looking for!
Need a basic transition template to start from, but want to edit it and save it for later? In this video tutorial, you’ll discover how to alter Final Cut Pro’s default transition effects and make them your own. Create “Favorite” transitions, and apply them to your sequence in bulk. Get creative, and save time!